The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 143 162 153
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 19 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Average salary £42,000 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £46,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £63,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2850 3105 2570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.48% 83.51% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 2007 1667
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +22 19 £42,000 -32.80% 2
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 50 (92.59%) Information Security
2 49 (90.74%) Finance
3 48 (88.89%) Network Security
4 45 (83.33%) Cryptography
4 45 (83.33%) Cyber Security
5 44 (81.48%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (81.48%) Incident Management
6 41 (75.93%) CISSP
7 39 (72.22%) Degree
8 35 (64.81%) SIEM
9 33 (61.11%) Law
10 28 (51.85%) CISM
11 27 (50.00%) Legal
12 14 (25.93%) Analytics
13 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
14 11 (20.37%) BCP
14 11 (20.37%) Business Continuity
14 11 (20.37%) Business Continuity Planning
15 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
15 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
16 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
16 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
17 2 (3.70%) Financial Analysis
17 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 2 (3.70%) Information Management
17 2 (3.70%) Project Management
17 2 (3.70%) Process Management
18 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
18 1 (1.85%) Publishing
18 1 (1.85%) Retail

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (88.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
General
1 49 (90.74%) Finance
2 33 (61.11%) Law
3 27 (50.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Security Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Security Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Information Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Information Security Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Incident Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Lead Security Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Governance Manager
7 1 (1.85%) IT Support
7 1 (1.85%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Security Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Applications Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Data Manager
7 1 (1.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (83.33%) Cryptography
2 44 (81.48%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Information Security
2 45 (83.33%) Cyber Security
3 44 (81.48%) Incident Management
4 35 (64.81%) SIEM
5 14 (25.93%) Analytics
6 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
7 11 (20.37%) Business Continuity
7 11 (20.37%) BCP
7 11 (20.37%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.70%) Information Management
10 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Process Management
10 2 (3.70%) Financial Analysis
11 1 (1.85%) Data Governance
11 1 (1.85%) Data Privacy
11 1 (1.85%) ERP
11 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (75.93%) CISSP
2 39 (72.22%) Degree
3 28 (51.85%) CISM
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) SAP
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago